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Japan gets on top of the paper work

THE JAPAN Pavilion at Expo 2000 in Hanover, Germany could be described as unique, both in its construction and in the way this reflects the theme of the exhibition; minimising the use of resources and carbon dioxide. Commissioned by Japan External Trade Organisation and designed by Japanese architect Shiguru Ban who has an international reputation for using these materials - the 35m clear span structure is constructed from a core of paper tubes clad with lightweight paper and polymer ...

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